Royal Seafood Amok


Amongst the signature dishes in Cambodia, the Royal Seafood Amok is a must-try delicacy full of distinct flavours and textures. Some believe this steamed fish curry dish originated during the Khmer Empire, with its preparation method being passed down from generation to generation. Today, it is one of the most popular local dishes served at both budget eateries and refined restaurants at properties such as Anantara Angkor Resort. The term "amok" refers to the steaming process and the resulting culinary creation has a custard-like texture as well as a heavenly combination of being both spicy and sweet. If you can't wait to try this delectable delight, here is a recipe so you can prepare and enjoy Royal Seafood Amok at home.

Ingredient Serves 2:
50 grams Bar Fish
50 grams Tiger Prawns
50 grams Squid
01 tablespoon Coconut Oil
1/4 tablespoons Prahok or Shrimp Paste
cup Coconut Milk
20 grams Young Noni Leaves, Finely Sliced
01 Kaffir Lime Leaves
1/2 cup Sugar
1 tablespoon Salt
01 Egg
1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
2 Dried Chilies, Soak, Seedless, Finely Chopped
2 Banana Leaf Cups or Young Coconut Shells (if you like to serve the dish inside them)
Kroeung Paste:
3 Garlic Cloves, Finely Chopped
2 Shallots
3 Lemongrass Stalks
1 Small Piece Galangal
1 Small Piece Fresh Turmeric
2 Kaffir Lime Leaves

Method of Preparation

01.To make the kroeung paste, pound galangal, kaffir lime leaves, turmeric and lemongrass until coarse. Add shallots and garlic and pound them till they are...
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